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When Doing Right Doesn’t Feel Right

When Doing Right Doesn’t Feel Right

He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8 How often do your children come to you with questions to which they already know the answer? “Can I watch TV?” To which you respond, “Have you finished your homework?” Then they answer, “No.” You reply, “Finish your homework!” They unhappily stomp off as if there was some new revelation when in fact they heard the answer they already knew. Many of us spend a lot of time […]

Right and Wrong Still Matter

Right and Wrong Still Matter

To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice. Proverbs 21:3 Despite the teaching of the day that everything is relative, there are no moral absolutes, and that you can establish your own values so long as they don’t hurt anybody else is a lot of Crockatoa East of Java. I try to refrain from political arguments in these devotionals, but sometimes it’s unavoidable. Our focus text demands it. God wants His people to do right, and He places a high priority on our behavior. God views right conduct as “more acceptable…than sacrifice.” With God […]

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